The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1937 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 1, 1937
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PAGE SIX BLYTEEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Louis Being Kayoed By Braddock Champion Knocks Out; Louis "In 13th Round; Last Night By RICHARD McCAXN NFA Service SporCs Writer STAMFORD, Conn, Ajnll 1 — James J. BraddocV. knocked out Joa Louis last night In ft savag" bout fought "secretly" in nil old barn jiear heic A small select gathering of 500 millionaire sportsmen witnessed the affair, pas Ing $100 apiece (or ine pitvllege. Tn« tittle was fonglu on u \\limcr-tako-all basis and so Eiaddotk receded the entire purse The blue-blood speitaloi-, were sworn to j-eciccy, but the excitement of it all was too much for eager tongu°s ond woid of the teiiEallQnal bout quickly spread The knockout attending to observers c.une In the 13th round of the scheduled 15-ionnder II Mas the third time that Louis' had hit the floor. Straight right-hind punches to the head had dropiied him for a seven-count In the eighth ord again for u nine-count in the [ eleventh J Braddock staged a spectacular ; rally'lo vhi Tour times In,the 1 first five rounds he was smash"d to' the canvns by Louis' lightning left hooks, but four times the (jnl - lant, bnttlei wiped the blood out of his eyes, pulled himself to Ills rubbers' ' e 3 5 nn d nnrched back 'into the face of Louis' withering fire. Tide Turned In I.lghlh No one will ever know Just hovi lie was able to vveathei the storn of tl-oss fust five nerco rounds Ho had no defense but hts blooJ- spaltered coinage against Louis feint, left Jab, feint lott hook right-hand smash loutlne But weather It he did and whci the seventh lound came up Loul 1 seemed to lire, 01 lose heait Sml denly, he became an caw piev for Braddock'i lelt Job, and Jim my pumped it Into the Brtnu Bombers statUeJ face oftei enough to gain an even break Then came the eighth Braddock's 'seconds—busy, ev cited, little Joa Gould; cool, offl clcnt iBilly, McCarrie)—seemed I bieath nev\ life Into him He stalk ed out nt the bell sturdy strong with fightiin his eyes, and vvaltc: for Louis In f'e center of the ring Jos shufflEd out like n cotton picker coming home at dusk nfte ' - a swelterhig day In the fields 51 was, tired,-Discouraged Braddock- Je'lt him out—Jab. Jab jib' Ai>d then flung his tlsht hall o\er LoulV outstretched left It es ploded high on Joe's check louls toppled to ihe floor He lose nt "seven and back-pod n!ed away, dazed, (right showing o his face. Brnddock took nftei Inn but .the fury of those Hist fc 1 rounds had taken too much froi his leas and he couldn't catch Joi KUHS for Two Hounds Through' the ninth and lOt rounds Lou], fljd before him Bu Jim was not to be denied He liun ins overhand right on Jos's Ji late in tile llth and dropped hn again Joe was up at nine wea and sick, and BraMock tore in fo the finish But lha bell sounde The champion changed his tni tics in the 12th I:istead of flrii at Louis' head ha dropped Ills a tack to the body and pummelec Joe punlshlngly iri the s'onnc This manemer was easllj imde stood when the 13th opened Louis came out with bis guard low, trj- ing to protect his pained mid: section; Braddock csrrlel on the donn- slalrs campaign for a minute or two and then suddenly shifted his itlack to the heart again. Once twice, three tlnife his rlgH Innd crashed against Louis' jnv, md down the Detroit Dynamiter went, flat on his hack. He n-vor heard the of 10 He was out for ... But. H's ilnie we vveis warning jou not to kick any hits Ivtng nn the pavement nor pick up any pocketbooJs It's April Fool s Day. THURSDAY, Striking Glimpse of Batting Power i, 1937 Jtnimy BracUtock Is still the world heavyweight champion, n't tor knocking out Joe Louis In the 13lh oumi of their scheduled : w^nner-takc-all 15-round Ijoiit singed "secretly" last night before .a.~ select gatlierlne of EDO wealthy sportsmen in n barn near atnmforct, Conn. Louts is shown here hitting the deck,Tor Ihe third, and last. time. Braddoek,'lowering over him, was iloorcd four times during the ally pail ot Hie bout, but took command after the eighth. Each of the millionaire •.pectatois paid $1,000 lo sco the batlle, which was savagely foughl thioughoul ?JMuthcisville Youth Wins Foui -Fti'sH; at Mid-West eet OARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.— Breaking a scctlonnl ictoid, winning five'medals put of ii possible ix—four firsts-'and one second— whs (lie record established by W. L-:","Jimmie'' Kent. Curulher.ivllle fouth, in his first season of Indooi rifle range .shooting. In addition 'o the .new. sectional record, young Kent won the most coveted hbn- }r of Ihe meet, the- '. medal : for ;innd aggregate match' score, In the match, held ''recently at Boonevllle, Mo.,, where -Kent Is n shoot encompassed len Mid- stern states. Including Minnesota. Wisconsin, North Dakota, Soulh Dakota, Missouri, Kansas, Oklnhonia, ami others. In winning UIR college aggregate malch medal, Jlmmte .was the first Kcmpcr student ever to win this medal. Ills total score was flvo points ;higher than Hie next, highest competitor, n Minnesota University student. , ', Young Kent set the new sec- lioiral record In tile "udlvtdual Prong Match, with a score of 100 plus 14. He was also a member ol' Kcmpei-'s No. 1 Icapi which won the grand championship team match with a total of, "HO, break- Ing the old record of 128-set three yours nno by St. Tliomus .Military School of Minneapolis, Mlnii, He Is to compete'In'the national meet at en nip Perry. Ohio. Young Kent Is the son of Mr and Mrs. R. E. Kent of this city, Formerly- of Conway, Ark. Observations have shown that John Hubbell Goes To Greenwood Ball Club lly IIAKRY OIUYSON Sports Editor, NEA Service ST. PETERSBURG.—1/ou Gehrig and Joe DIMfigglo this spring demonstrated that the principal purpose of the last, live or six weeks of baseball training Is ballyhoo, His holdout campaign closed GchrJg reported to the Yankees St. Petersburg at 9 a. in., signed at 11, and played nine innings against the Boston Bees that afternoon. DIMagglo arrived the previous morning alter' a transcontinental train ride from San Francisco. It was 11 a. m. before the war correspondents finished working on the American league's freshman star of 193G, but, lie was on a bus en route for Tampa at 11:30, lilt three or four balls a mile and then som" In batting practice, and acted as ft pinch-hitter against the Hc<!s. Tlie following afternoon he Joined Oehrlg In a full game against the Bees, rifling a liner through InS brother. Vince, at third base, for his first hit of the year. Oehrlg hadn't had a ball In his hand since last full. OlMagglo's re-camp work was limited to a eneflt game In monkeying around connection with Lefty O'Doul's aseball school In San Francisco. Ty Cobb always contended that lira; weeks was long enough In vlildi to club. Gelnlg DIMagglo, and a great majority ol he athletes require considerably ess time limn that. Oehrlg has participated in 1808 loiisecutlve championship games exclusive of world series and ex- ilbltion engagements of which hr ws played more ,tlian his share The amazing streak started when ic succeeded Wfllly Plpp as th Yankee first Imscman In June, 1925 * ' * ' -> Lois of Sleep Oehrlg, who will be 34 years ol> on June 19, attributes his durabillt to fruit Juices, u gallon of wale a day during the season, substan tlnl food to. the exclusion of mi necessary varieties, and from to 10 hours solid sleep nightly. In a campaign or out, Columbl Lou docs iiot vary six 'pounds I weight.' He tipped the scales t. 212 after an exhibition game hen and Insists that he will not I more than a poimu below or abov that figure next autumn, when 1 hopes to play an important ro In his sixth world series. DIMaggio at 198 was 11 pound heavier.'reporting this trip than 1 .was a year ago. ^Thc Ignited Ita Ian plans to weigh 192 when 11 clubs open nre for keeps, and ca use the extra tonnage. Joe-Joe, has a large frame that can stand a. bit f Arnold (-Mickey) Owens had connected with tlie ball that balloons toward the glove oK Catcher Enisle Ogrodowskl in a.St. Louis Cardinals practice-session -at 'Daytona Beach, Fla., there's J no tcll- ng where it would have gone. 'Hie unusual/picture provides a vivid illustration of the plwcr bat-VJ ers put into their drives. While the ball traveled three or four feet from the plate to t!fe catcher, '' the'tip of the bat lias moved In a circle nearly 15 'feel In clrcurnfercnce. / .-'- The slim hopes ol Blythevllli baseball fans that 'John Hubbell younger brother of Carl Hubbell Giant pitching ace; would per Form.; with: the Blylhevllle clu' this . season faded when an nouncemcijt was, made yesteidny . that Hubbell. would be sent to the |,°f. <«'. in S; He looks;and acts bigger Greenwood, Miss.' Giant fann. Disposition ol -a number of players . by ...Inc. New York man- neemcnt yesterday at its aiilfnort more .tale Ainlor than 300- students universities, colleges colleges competed. 'and better than the DIMag who \\as the. Inspirational force of the world champion Yankees of 1030. Gelirlg is! top sensible to be dls- gi untied due to his'failure lo nick Col Jacob Ruppeit for a svw contract or a -two-year parchment nl '540,000. • Columbia Lou put on his uniform for $36.150, the $750 coming in-the iihtui'c of a'bonus when he split what was the final difference and Colonel Rupiiert refused to have a figure in excess-,of $36.000 flat typed on the agree- •inent. .. • •-•':' . Gelirlg hns done verj' well with the Yankees. Since they sent him ... - 'o Hartford to finish the season from the poles. 25,000 .miles In circum-; the', pilot of the, local club. .Hts of 1923, Columbia Lou has earned and! ferenca nt the equator, and 8000 designation'Is anticipated i any .day. 5254,400 in straight salary. Tills I now. " " 1 jear will swell that total to $291,-, camp Indicated that the Giants' also have working connections .with h•number:.of other clubs besides theii Jeiscy Olty, GrecnwocKl and Blythevillc farms. Players''.were sent to- Rlclnnoiitl, Piedmont league, and 16 ; Pcnsa- .cola. mid: one. was relumed to •Baltimore on option. So . far no-;announcement has been -niHcle -of • players- to bo- sent here',and no official amiouncc- itudent In Kcmper Military School, the earth Is a globe, flatlcncd at. • inent has been made concerning Tlie! miles In diameter, Casualties of L936 - Question Marks of 1937 French Village Observes 1206th Gift Bread Day TOTJLON France (UP)-One o the world's most unusual methods of being remembered b> (fellow- townsfolk—that of giving f'es brea-1 to them—was 'revhfd wh"n tin citizens of Sollies-Vi'le, a prm n c^l to^n, assembled for annua riles Modern toVn'toilc T -< ' -t two of their ancestors, who died in 1730, leaving behind this nov» scheme of perpetuating thel memory Ths custom was Instituted b two rich peasants, the Maunler brothers, when they left a fund to the town, requesting that it be used for tenevoleflt purposes ard an annual free bread-z!vln«r cer«monv Carrying out the bequest with full ceremonials, the major and municipal council members delivered their annual thanskglvlng speeches to the town benefactors Bread, wine," nuts, flgs and daWs were then given to 12 children, -J r 'the Twelve Apostles," who repre- Sl - sA *J ted • tho - ! ? neediest families -- •-,, Afterward \c\erj-one attending th» K t casemony was presented with free I*« .• *, bread, even the babies receiving heir portion There were several thousand present for the 26th anniversary service. >- t DID I SHOW you , WAS KEPT IPL£ BV STOMACH -TROUBLE. PAVL'DEAN SAT OH THE (WRS1N& A SORG VP MTft A8POWNAL- OPERATIONS •• - 50, In addition, he has ptcked up an addlt'n»al $30,000 In world series and JT'JO.OOO in the way of byproducts, such as Indorsements, fall exhibitions, lending his name to articles for publication,-etc. Giv& him another world scries nest October, and Henry Louis Qehrlg easily will show yon a -ross Income of S400.000 for 14 wears of baseball. And ft remun- rattve and favorable break in moving pictures awaits.him at the conclusion of the approaching irlml. Still Wants 550,000 Gehrig realizes that there can't 'ie too many big baseball years 'eft in his system, which was why 'ie tiled to get nil he could this 'rip. His current contract makes Mm the highest paid baseball -ijayer now In the business. No •nnnager, player-manager, or player -ollecls quite as much salary as Qehrlg. Yet Columbia Lou does not be- Meve that $36,750 can be accepted "•s n maximum In players' pay f or these times. "H's the interest on S500.0CO," 'learns, the famous first baseman, 'anil a S5.150 Increase for me. Another-lar^e season and I feel lonfldemV that r can . get. some more." Gehrlo: -was.paid $400 to finish Hie- 1923 season with Hartford. Between New York and Hartford, he collected $2,150 in 1924. His •'•ages were boosted to $3,750 in 925. the year he found himself, •ml to SG.OCO in 1026. His cdn- "ract called for- S8.SCO in 1Q27, and he-hit the Important money t:i '28, when he. launched' a five-year -criod at $25,000 a year. Tlie depression — remember? — flut'him to $23,000 in '33 and '31, >)Ut he got 831,000 in '35 and '3G. They'll never have to give a benefit for Henry Lou Gehrig. • To the victors • belong the spoils, ind the Yankees certainly lit on 'he very generous Colonel Rup- oerl. Bill Dickey risked for $25,000 and got $18,000. DiMasaio demanded $25,000 and landed $15.000. Tony Lazzerl asked for $18,100 and talked Colonel Ruppert out of $15.000. Lefty Gomez Insisted : upon the $20.000 he drew throughout two noor years and wound up : with $14.000, after the management threatened' to cut him to $7,500. =Yank Crosetti got $13,000, Monte Pearson $12,000, Red Rolfe $11,'!00, and George Selkirk and Jake Powell S9.000. the latter placing a $14.000 tag . on his worth at Ihe outset. The Yankees' salary list Is the costliest In history. It is in excess of $300,COO, which Is more than It was during the $80.000 years of Babe Ruth. It exceeds the pay roll of the costly Cubs of 1929. Included among whom were Rogers Hornsby at a reported $40,000, and Hack Wilson and Charley Grimm, who were richly compensated. Screen Star HORIZONTAL 1 Maurice , picture actor 9 He Rained fame on Ihe European 14 Molten rock. 15 Skin disease. 16 One v.'ho canes chairs. 17 Beer 18 To instigate. 10 Kail. 20 Toward. 21 Prosaic * phrase. .23 Moose. •24 Little devils. 25 Evergreen shrub. 27Hi,«h mountains. 28 Framework. 29 Above. 31 Wrath. '32 Animals spinning ;' ,webs. ' 34'Norlheasi. ;35 ; Regretled. Answer to Previous Puzzle make lace. of sky. •I. 30 Prominent. •iO Deportment. •51 Husband or wife. 42 Card gams 43 Swift. 44 Tribunals. 45 Jaunty. 46 To percolate. 47 Pertaining lo air. . 48 Fibre plant** .40 He is—^'6y. bivlh. . '..,.; 50 He is a, •;.', ' famous screen VERTICAL 1 Rattling 2 Nimbus. 3 Night before., 4 Go on I (music). f 5 Work | • G Frozen I desserts. I 7 Imposed. | 8 Musical note. '5 Filthy froths. ion. akes. urth of a she!. 22 <f pera ' manager. 23 Marked cubes. 26 fjncommon. 27fcager. JSYOpposile of jplosed. Imall island. . Mutton fat Kodcnls. Ascended. Ole'oresin. Water wheel. Emblem. •KALabyrinlh. 41 \Refuse from rapes. 43 Because. 44 - 4D 46 Futposition 47 Exlclarmtion 48 Nf>te in scale < AI.GOMA, wis:;(UP) —Emit G. Iwcn was infonned tbat the stone .he had teen using for a doorstep for • many years w r as nn Indian property deicl. Simon Kahquados. late, chief of the Potawatoml Indians, said II was inscribed with markings that was a property deed. Wrecker Service - Gas it Oil Open All Night Phillips Service Center I'honcs in >'S10 COTTON SEED D. & P. RNo.-ll, /Per Ton ' F.O.I?. Number Nine 2nd /rear From Exnerfmcnl Station Mammoth Brown Soy Beans Ibices Reasonable C. tl LANGSTON For more than 10 years, Rutland, one of England's smallest counties, has had no civil cases or prisoners for trial (it her assizes. For Mr. Smart On Sport Page Every Friday til Acreage for CANNING

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